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Jacobs Engineering Manager, Rail in London, United Kingdom

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

About the opportunity

At Jacobs, we are using our solutions in rail and track to create a more connected and sustainable world- environmentally and socially.  Would you be intrigued to join our team of innovators? 

As a vital member of our Transportation team, you’ll play a key role, supporting the winning and delivery of projects within the Rail Group.

You will bring your engineering knowledge and experience in the technical delivery of Rail projects to support the technical interface between our Projects and the engineering disciplines. Your direction, guidance and support will help our teams to achieve excellence and you’ll therefore play an important role in supporting our clients’ overall project goals.

You’ll be a key contributor to project delivery and at the same time you’ll utilise your technical expertise and passion to mentor other professionals, nurturing their purpose and guiding them.

Working together, we’ll help you grow and pursue what fulfills you so that we can make impacts on the future – big and small, global and local.  We’ll provide you the means and tools to work on a wide variety of interesting and challenging projects to grow your career and help create a more sustainable future.

As an Engineering Manager you will be responsible for ensuring that there is a clear understanding of the project remit, the scope is well-defined and that the budget for each activity to be carried out by each discipline. You will ensure that there is appropriate dialogue between the disciplines during the project life, and, where necessary, between the different offices involved in the project.

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Here’s What You’ll Need:

• A relevant Engineering Degree

• Experience in multidiscipline design/design management.

• Knowledge of Rail and able to lead and guide others in implementation of Rail standards.

• Knowledge of Eurocodes and British Standards.

• Ability to undertake Engineering Manager and Contractors Engineering Manager (CEM) role on Rail Projects.

• Ability to undertake Project Engineer role on NR and/or High-Speed Rail projects.

• Previous experience with NR Assurance Process and working on NR design projects.

• Understands NR and high-speed operational environment and constraints to development and vision to find solutions to operational constraints.

• Understands and previous experience with High Speed Rail engineering assurance processes.

• Rail System Engineering including; Requirements Specification and Management, Designing for robustness (Whole System Lifecycle), Safety by Design and System Integration and Verification.

• Chartered Engineer status is preferred

Bring your creativity, collaborative spirit and extreme attention to detail, and we’ll help you grow, pursue and fulfill what drives you – so we can deliver extraordinary solutions for a better tomorrow, together.

Why Jacobs?

We’re invested in you and your success. Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees.

Our Culture:

We clear the way for inventive thinking and exploration, so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. We redefine what’s possible. There’s something that drives everyone – and we want you to keep evolving your career, discover unexpected opportunities and ensure you can deliver on tomorrow.

We aim to make inclusion and diversity core attributes of our identity, embedded in all our employment and business practices in all locations. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative.

We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts. Please also bear in mind that you do not need to meet 100% of the Essential Criteria to be considered for a position with Jacobs.

We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.